Purchase Process

5 Reasons to Perform a Manufacturing Audit in Asia

A Manufacturing Audit is a comprehensive yet cost-effective way to make sure your vendor is reliable and offers quality products whether you’re just beginning to ... Continue Reading

Purchase Process

Sourcing fashion garment suppliers in Asia and other continents

Asia is the current hot spot for all fashion garment buyers. High quality and low quality garments are purchased in this region of the world. ... Continue Reading

Sourcing fashion garments in Asia by the Quality Control Blog
Quality Management

Quality inspection company product know-how

A quality inspection company usually offers the possibility to control all kinds of consumer goods. How can they have such product know-how? In a previous ... Continue Reading

Quality Management

AQSIQ and Inspections in China

In the past few years, the Chinese government has been cracking down on non-compliant inspection agencies. Legally, to perform inspections in China, foreign inspection companies ... Continue Reading

Inspection Process

Inspectors: Generalists or Specialists?

We often get questions from clients about the experience of inspectors. Many are looking for an inspector with specific experience in a certain target product. ... Continue Reading

Quality Management

How inspection firms work: flexibility vs. reliability

Some inspection firms promise a lot of flexibility to their clients. Unfortunately, this "we try harder" attitude necessarily deteriorates reliability. There is no way around it.

How to identify if the factory works with subcontractors by the Quality Control Blog
Quality Management

3 reasons why QC inspections can’t be done by your agent

Many importers cannot afford to set up offices in their manufacturers' countries. One of the solutions is to use a local agent, who is seldom in a position to secure product quality.